That depend a great deal on how much the piano is used, how well it’s maintained, and on the climate in which it resides. A piano played 16 hours a day in a school practice room in a cold climate might be “dead” in ten years or less, whereas one pampered in a living room in a mild climate might last nearly a century before requiring complete restoration to function again. A rule-of-thumb answer typically given is that an average piano under average conditions will last 40 to 50 years. However, even after a piano has ended its natural life for a particular purpose, it may still have a new life as a used instrument for a lesser purpose. And if it has enough intrinsic value, it may eventually be rebuilt and start its life all over again!
New Pianos Company Profiles, Models & Prices Look Up By Brand
- Piano Buying Basics (Start Here)
- Buying a New Piano
- Buying a Used Piano
- Buying a Digital Piano
- High-End & Institutional Pianos
- Hybrid, Player & Software Pianos
- Selling/Donating a Piano
- Piano Care, Moving & Accessories
- Current Features
- Instrument Reviews
- New Product News
- Larry’s Blog
- Piano Buying Stories
If you are looking for ADS FOR PIANO-RELATED PRODUCTS AND SERVICES and don't see any here, please turn off the AD-BLOCKING FEATURE in your web browser, or list www.pianobuyer.com as an EXCEPTION.